IPPB Assistant Manager Scale I Prelims 2016 Exam Analysis

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IPPB Assistant Manager Scale I Prelims 2016 Exam Analysis

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As we all know that the IPPB ( Indian Post Payment Bank) is conducting the written examination for the recruitment of Assistant Manager Scale I Officer on  7th and 8th January 2017. The IPPB successfully conducted the preliminary examination for the post on 7th January. The Exam is being conducted in three shifts.

The post focusses on the exam analysis of the First day. A lot of Candidates appeared in the Exam and were nervous also as IPPB is conducting Online Written exam for the first time.

Firstly, Let us observe the exam pattern of the IPPB Prelims exam-

There are total of 100 questions to be attempted in 1 hour. This exam is only for shortlisting the candidates for the Mains Exam. It included three subjects English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. There is provision of Negative Marking also. About .25 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer. For correct answer 1 mark will be awarded.

Given below is the Exam pattern in tabular form-

Subjects/SectionsNo. of Questions No. of MarksTime Duration
English3030Stipulated time
Quantitative Aptitude3535Of  1 hour.
Reasoning Ability3535
Total 1001001 hour


Now let us see the section wise analysis of exam-

Exam Analysis of Quantitative Aptitude-

The section included 35 Questions. As expected and predicted by our experts there were questions from Data Interpretation, Quadratic equations, Series etc. Given below is the question break of each topic in tabular form-

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Data Interpretation10Moderate
Quadratic Equations5Moderate
Miscellaneous 15Above Moderate
Total35Above Moderate


Analysis of English Section

The Section included 30 questions. Questions asked were easy to moderate and were not very complex. Given below is the analysis of topics in tabular form-


TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Reading Comprehension10Above moderate
Error Detection10Moderate
Cloze test10Moderate


Analysis of Reasoning section-

Reasoning asked were moderate. The Section included 35 questions. The questions were not very complex and were asked from topics like siting arrangement, Direction sense test, syllogism, etc. Let us see the topic wise analysis-

Topics No. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Sitting Arrangement10Above Moderate
Direction Sense2Above Moderate
Blood Relation2Easy
Coding- Decoding5Moderate
Total 35Moderate

For more analysis , keep in touch with future posts

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